Small-scale habitat enhancement for bears near Lake Louise, Alberta

The purpose of this project is to test the effectiveness of small-scale forest thinning to create alternate foraging patches for bears at locations that are away from roads and other human infrastructure. Exclusion fencing may be concurrently used to promote the use of newly created alternate foraging patches. This project will be assessed with a basic impact assessment.

Latest update

January 13, 2021 - The assessment decision statement has been issued to the proponent.



Banff National Park
Telephone: 403-497-4765

  • Location

    • Banff National Park (Alberta)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Remediation and conservation
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Parks Canada
  • Authorities

    • Parks Canada Agency
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


This map is for illustrative purposes. The markers represent the approximate locations based on available data. More than one marker may be identified for a given assessment.


Nearby assessments

...within 200 kilometres
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